Memorial Day Program Held in Blowing Rock

Published Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:39 pm

American Legion Post #256 hosted the annual Memorial Day ceremony in Blowing Rock’s Memorial Park, underneath the Rotary Gazebo. Col. Bill Parker and other veterans such as Jim West participated in the Monday program. Also, see High Country Press’ story on Monday regarding the Memorial Day ceremony at the Boone Mall.

See photos by Lonnie Webster below.

Jim West participates in the Memorial Day program. Photos by Lonnie Webster

Col. Bill Parker speaks to those gathered to honor veterans who died serving our country.

Lynn Lawrence sings the national anthem. 

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

Blowing Rock Town Council Member Ray Pickett

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

Some of Blowing Rock’s vets pose for a photo on Monday.

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

Memorial Day Ceremony in Blowing Rock, NC 2017

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